We’re two months into our French affair with the Renault Clio RS. But like many relationships, things haven’t all been smooth sailing… Ensuring everyone in the CarAdvice Melbourne office – and those north of the border who drop in for extended stays – gets time behind the leather-wrapped wheel of our Renault Clio RS200 Sport [...]
We’ve been talking about speaker engine sounds a little bit lately, thanks to the news that the Nissan 370Z will get that system for the 2016 model year. Everybody has opinions on the right way to do this, but I think Nissan’s corporate cousin Renault is already doing it right. Read more...
Bandai Namco have today sent us over a exciting new trailer for Project CARS. The new trailer shows how fans can take the wheel of the Megane R.S. 265 and the Clio Cup on one of the many tracks of Project CARS and enjoy the next-generation of racing simulation. They are also running a quiz […] The post Project CARS ‘Renault Sport’ Trailer appeared first on Next-Gen Gaming Blog.
Established as a merger between the Alpine and Gordini, Renaultsport has been responsible for developing and building the brand’s high-performance and racing vehicles since 1976. Motorsport highlights included the Le Mans-winning A442...Show More Summary
The Renaultsport Trophy variant features 220 horsepower, 207 lb-ft of torque and upgrades to the suspension, steering and transmission.
Renault responds to critics who say its Clio RS isn't tough enough with the new Clio RS 220 Trophy, with more power, a lower suspension, stickier tires and so much more. Continue reading Renault toughens up new Clio RS 220 Trophy Renault toughens up new Clio RS 220 Trophy originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:40:00 EST. Show More Summary
The more powerful Renault Clio RS220 Trophy made its debut overnight at the Geneva motor show. Under the bonnet, the RS220 features an engine with a larger turbo, a redesigned air intake, updated exhaust and new engine mapping. Thus equipped, the 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine now churns out 164kW (220hp) of power and 260Nm of [...]
The Renault Sport moniker could be applied a wider range of the company’s products in future years in an approach somewhat mirroring that of Audi’s S Division or Mercedes-AMG. Currently limited to the Megane RS and Clio RS, the French brand says it is considering ways to leverage the cache of its sporty sub-brand in [...]
www.ZerCustoms.com - The Renault Clio RS 220 Trophy EDC had its world debut today at the 2015 Geneva... [...]
Six months is long enough to know if a relationship – professional or otherwise – is going to work or fail. A bit of an in-house favourite since launching in late 2013, the latest addition to the CarAdvice Melbourne long-term garage is the Renault Clio RS200. Starting at $34,790 (before on-road costs) our Liquid Yellow [...]
Anyone who is in the market for a hot-hatch is spoiled for choice at the moment. The Ford Fiesta ST provides for people who chase old-school driving thrills with its manual gearbox and lively handling, while Renault’s latest Clio RS and its dual-clutch gearbox appeals to a new generation of drivers. Show More Summary
For 2015, French automaker Renault expanded its racing program by creating yet another racing division with its own, exclusive race car. Developed separately from the already familiar, track-prepped Clio and Megane models, the 2015 Renaultsport R.S. Show More Summary
While in Tasmania last week to steer the ‘practical’ five-seat version of the hardcore two-seat Renault Megane RS275 Trophy-R, the Megane RS275 Trophy, CarAdvice also jumped at the chance to have a quick blast in the limited edition Renault Clio RS Monaco GP. Price isn’t everything when it comes to purchasing a car but it [...]
The Renault Clio RS is on track to outsell the Megane RS for 2014, a feat the sporty city car hasn’t achieved since 2010. Speaking at this week’s Renault Megane RS275 Trophy and Clio RS Monaco GP local drive event in Tasmania, the French car maker’s local division confirmed that year-to-date sales figures have the Clio [...]
The fourth-generation Renault Clio has been recalled in Australia due to two possible faults with the city car’s braking system. Affecting 318 Renault Clio IVs in total, the recall relates to incorrectly fitted front brake hoses and incorrect rear brake retaining clips. According to the official recall notice on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s [...]
Vehicle Style: 5-door light hatch Price: $28,790 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 88kw/190Nm 4cyl petrol | 6spd dual-clutch auto Fuel Economy claimed: 5.2 l/100km | tested: 8.5 l/100km OVERVIEW What’s in a name? When it comes to the automotive world, plenty - and no moniker is quite so revered (or abused) as the letters 'GT'. Show More Summary
Citroën has seen some success with its DS cars, announcing the line as a new, premium sub-brand. Now, it looks like French rival Renault could be set to launch its own luxury trim group, with the Clio Initiale Paris as its first entry. With...Show More Summary
Renault has revealed a new concept that previews not the next Clio hatch, the company says, but perhaps the one after that. Described as a “B-segment [Clio-sized] design feasible for the next decade”, the Eolab concept offers one possible look at Renault’s one-after-next-generation styling. Show More Summary
The Renault RS Monitor 2.0 data logging system made its global debut back in 2013 on the all-new fourth-generation Clio RS. Expanding on the brand’s earlier RS Monitor 1.0 – with features limited to acceleration and lap timing and tyre pressure monitoring – the more advanced Renault RS Monitor 2.0 is intended to appeal to enthusiasts [...]
Peugeot chose wisely when it got back into the hot-hatch game. Instead of going after the big boys, it went small with the 208 GTI, which arrived around the same time as the latest Renaultsport Clio. Where Renault went with a crowd-pleasing five doors and a dual-clutch gearbox, Peugeot went old-school with three doors and a stick shift. Show More Summary